Einstein Experts for Media


Chaim Putterman, M.D.

Chaim Putterman, M.D.

Professor, Medicine (Rheumatology), Einstein

Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Einstein

Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Einstein and Montefiore Health System

ArthritisLupusAutoimmune diseases

Rheumatoid arthritis

Dr. Putterman is a clinical rheumatologist who treats arthritis and related musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Dr. Putterman specializes in lupus, an incurable autoimmune disease affecting 1.5 million Americans that causes inflammation, pain and damage to various parts of the body. read more...


Norman Todd Ilowite, M.D.

Norman Todd Ilowite, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics (Rheumatology), Einstein

Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

ArthritisJuvenile arthritisLupus

Pediatric rheumatology

Dr. Ilowite is an expert in pediatric rheumatology. He is working on new treatments for children with chronic arthritis and on strategies for preventing plaque buildup (atherosclerosis) in the arteries of children who have the autoimmune disorder lupus. Dr. Ilowite is also developing ways that children with rheumatic disorders can control their pain without the need for drugs.  read more...